A safety net cloaking the crumbling upper half of the former Salvation Army building at Broadway & Sunnyside in Uptown has been removed, reports Uptown Update, with the presumption that new owner FLATS Chicago will begin to transform the structure to fit its office needs. According to a rental listing for the address' eventual 8,600 square feet of retail space, the completed makeover will look something like what's pictured above, with a two-story modernist growth and a green roof. The vacant building will be gutted and restored, and so the character of the intersection will only be moderately affected. According to Uptown Update, the community has lived with the netting for nearly six years. Here's hoping FLATS, as an ambitious rental housing developer, has an expedited timeline.
·No Net! [Uptown Update]
·FLATS Chicago [official]
·FLATS Chicago Coverage [Curbed Chicago]